2015 Sermons

Restoring Joy
13 December 2015 – Psalm 126 – Sowing in tears, reaping joy

19 Sleeps to Christmas Guest Service
6 December 2015

Free to Worship
29 November 2015 – Exodus 35-40 – Israel prepares for Yahweh’s coming

YHWH          
22 November 2015 – Exodus 34:1-9 – Yahweh shows Moses His goodness

Moses Intercedes
15 November 2015 – Exodus 32:1-14 – Moses intercedes for the people by asking God to be true to Himself

God Goes Camping
8 November 2015 – Exodus 25-31 – The tabernacle is a sacred tent for mediating God’s presence within Israel

Covenant               
1 November 2015 – Exodus 24:1-11 – A covenant is a sacred agreement for attachment

Ten Words
25 October 2015 – Exodus 20:1-17 – God’s instructions (recipe) for living well

An Extraordinary Ordinary Journey
18 October 2015 – 1 Samuel 1:1-28 – Laurie Coetsee brings a message based on Hannah’s story

God’s Plan
11 October 2015 – Exodus 19:1-6 – God’s plan in three stages – grace, obedience & purpose

Amos
4 October 2015 – Brian Gillies gave a message from Amos 1 & 2

Moses Delegates
27 September 2015 – Jethro advises Moses to delegate

Resilient Faith
20 September 2015 – God develops resilient faith by the gift of His presence, nourishment & discipline

Sharing Christ
13 September 2015 – Jesus is the source of living water, we are the cup

God Heals
6 September 2015 – God heals the bitter waters at Marah

Israel’s Baptism                   
30 August 2015 – The Israelites walk through the Red Sea

Passover
23 August 2015 – The Passover is about deliverance, new beginnings and the gathered community

Meek Moses
16 August 2015 – The last five plagues. God’s grace in the plagues and Moses’ meekness

Striking Signs               
9 August 2015 – The first five plagues. God’s signs to Egypt

Communion is Union                 
2 August 2015 – Communion is union with Christ

God Wrestles                   
26 July 2015 – God wrestles with Moses & Pharaoh. God creates trust with Moses and despair with Pharaoh

Bricks Without Straw                
19 July 2015 – Moses & Aaron confront Pharaoh for the first time. God is about being. Pharaoh is about having

David & Goliath
12 July 2015 – Neville Gardner spoke about David facing Goliath

Moses Returns           
5 July 2015 – Moses returns to Egypt and must make peace with his past

All Age Service
28 June 2015 – The Moses story so far for all ages

Reluctant Moses            
21 June 2015 – Exodus 3:10-14 & 4:1-17 – Moses’ dialogue with God

Close Encounters
14 June 2015 – Exodus 3:1-12 – Moses encounters God in a flame in a bush – God’s humble love

Just Moses             
7 June 2015 – Exodus 2:11-22 – Moses demonstrates three types of justice: punitive, restorative & social

Miniature Moses           
31 May 2015 –
Exodus 1:22-2:10 – Moses is a miniature Israel. What happens to Moses, happens to Israel. When God is silent we wait in hope.

Service led by the youth
24 May 2015

Spread the Nets
17 May 2015 – Acts 11:1-18 – Week Three of the Tranzsend Prayer & Self Denial campaign. Receiving the vision, the Word & Spirit and receiving the other

Into the Deep
10 May 2015 – Acts 10:23b-48 – Week Two of the Tranzsend Prayer & Self Denial campaign. Peter approaches Cornelius as an equal

At the Water’s Edge         
3 May 2015 – Acts 10:1-23a – Week One of the Tranzsend Prayer & Self Denial campaign. God prepares Peter to bring the gospel to Cornelius

Brothers          
26 April 2015 –
Genesis 4:1-16 – Cain kills his brother Abel and God shows Cain grace

Sister Church
19 April 2015 – Bruce & Shona talk about a connection with a church in China

Pain              
12 April 2015 – Psalm 38 – David handles the jandle of pain  

A Fresh Start
5 April 2015 (Easter Sunday) – Mark 16:1-8 – Resurrection is a fresh start

Leprosy Mission
29 March 2015 – Bernie Kyne talks about her trip to Nepal with the Leprosy Mission

Low Key                  
22 March 2015 –
Matthew 6:1-6 & 16-18Do your righteousness in a low key way

Do It Yourself?         
15 March 2015 – John 6:1-15 – Jesus feeds the 5000

Jesus’ Justice 3        
8 March 2015 –
Matthew 25:31-46 – Jesus’ justice is eternal

Jesus’ Justice 2
1 March 2015 – Matthew 25:31-46 – Jesus’ justice is generous

Jesus’ Justice 1        
22 February 2015 – Matthew 25:31-40 – Jesus’ justice is relational

Your Story
15 February 2015 – Daryl Judd (Youth Pastor) spoke about the value of our own God stories

Smarter, not harder
8 February 2015 – Luke 8:26-39 – Jesus’ way is smarter, not harder

24-7 Youth Work
1 February 2015 – Murray Lucas spoke about being salt & light and the value of 24-7 youth work

Light                
25 January 2015 – Revelation 21:23-27Light (in the Bible) signifies God’s presence, wisdom, understanding & knowledge, security / safety and goodness / generosity.